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BENDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bender mean? 

BENDER (noun)
  The noun BENDER has 3 senses:

1. a tool for bending
2. revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
3. a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approach the batter

  Familiarity information: BENDER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


BENDER (noun)


Sense 1bender [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A tool for bending

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

he used pliers as a bender

Hypernyms ("bender" is a kind of...):

tool (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)


Sense 2bender [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

carouse; carousal; booze-up; bender; toot

Hypernyms ("bender" is a kind of...):

revel; revelry (unrestrained merrymaking)


Sense 3bender [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approach the batter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

breaking ball; curve ball; bender; curve

Hypernyms ("bender" is a kind of...):

delivery; pitch ((baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter)


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